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Night sweats caused by pain medication and antibiotic use?

Night sweats caused by pain medication and antibiotic use?

Possible: Its possible to have night sweat with either. Once you complete antibiotic course and sweating continues, try stopping pain meds and if still have night sweats, it would warrant a thorough check up by your physician. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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My 14 mnths since born, sweats hvily when asleep or eating. Rcntly i ntced her short breath and constnt cough. Xray ok. Antibiotic didn't help. Why?

My 14 mnths since born, sweats hvily when asleep or eating. Rcntly i ntced her short breath and constnt cough.  Xray ok. Antibiotic didn't help. Why?

See below: Has anyone checked for CF or looked into a heart issue? If not, i would recommend both. Other issues can also cause a persistent cough that are not infectious like vascular rings, sling around the trachea or cardiac malformations. X rays will not often pick these issues up. See you pediatrician again and ask these questions. ...Read more

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I have pnemonia and I am wondering how long it is normal to have night sweats and sweating chills thru out the day for? been on antibiotic for 48 hrs

I have pnemonia and I am wondering how long it is normal to have night sweats and sweating chills thru out the day for? been on antibiotic for 48 hrs

Viral or bacterial?: Viral pneumonia will not respond to antibiotics so the symptoms will last much longer. Bacterial pneumonia should start responding to appropriate antibiotic treatment within 4 days or so. Often times, medications such as steroids and inhalers are used to hasten recovery. ...Read more

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Is it good to sweat easily?

Is it good to sweat easily?

Hard to say: Perspiration is a good thing; it's what we use to keep our body temperature normal in situations (excessive heat or exercise) where it could get too high. But, "easy sweating" is like "easy bruising"; there is no clear definition for this. Persons in poorer physical condition may perspire more with less activity than more fit individuals; in that case I wouldn't call it "good". ...Read more

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Why do womens in age of 50 sweat?

Why do womens in  age of 50 sweat?

Menopause: Well, there are numerous reasons why women may sweat, but if you are asking why women around age 50 tend to have sudden hot flashes where they break out into a sweat for no apparent reason, then this is due to menopause, a normal change that occurs around age 50 as the ovaries stop producing estrogen. ...Read more

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What cause sweat before unirating?

What cause sweat before unirating?

Sweat/Urination: The frequent urination is likely due to a condition called overactive bladder. You should see your doctor to be prescribed a medication called oxybutinin to stop these bladder spasms from happening. The only thing that would really cause sweating when you feel like you have to urinate is a condition called autonomic dysreflexia. This happens and people who have a history of a spinal cord injury. ...Read more